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Tips On Succeeding In Starting Your Own Shopify Store

Have you dreamt of launching your own business online and are all ready to get your own e-commerce store up on the internet?

Just in case you didn’t know yet, it is now simpler and easier to launch and set up your very own professional looking online store. Shopify is a well known platform that is making it very easy for their clients to set up their stores online in just a few clicks.

If you are now ready to launch your very own Shopify store, continue on reading. Listed below are some of the most basic and important steps that a client needs to take in order to start his/her own Shopify store.

1. Start By Registering For Shopify

First of all, you’ll need to register on Shopify’s platform and pick a name for your shop.
Be sure to pick a business’ name that’s short and is easy to remember, but at the same time different and unique. At the same time, make sure that the name will relate to the goods that you will be selling but at the same time can also adjust with your business if you ever plan to expand.

After you register, a 14 day trial is offered by the platform but once it expires, you will have to pick a plan for your business. The Basic Shopify plan will be most suitable for a lot of clients who are still beginners.
You should be able to see the details in full on the platform’s pricing page which will also contain different options to choose from.

2. Purchase Your Domain

In order to succeed in creating a successful Shopify store, and in order to look a lot more professional, you will have to use your very own domain name. But you also have to remember that in choosing which domain name to use, you’ll have to take your time.
In order to purchase a new domain, you’ll have to get from your Shopify dashboard and to the “Domains” section, and then into “Buy New Domain”.
You can also just purchase your domain in the future. But, until then, the link to your store will appear as [storename].myshopify.com.

3. You’ll Have To Fine-Tune Your Settings

The next thing you’ll need to do is to go to the “Settings” section of your Shopify store. On this page, you’ll need to edit your titles as well as your meta description in order to ensure that the SEO of your shop is starting off good.
Furthermore, you have to password protect your storefront in order to make sure that nobody will have the power to buy a product from your shop until it’s ready.
After, you will have to go into the “Payments” section in order to connect to either a bank or Paypal account with your store.

4. Pick Out A Theme For Your Store
The next step is to choose a name for your very own shop. The theme of your shop will become the overall “shell” of your business which will potentially affect the look of your entire site.

5. Editing Your Pages and Policies
You will have to create some important store contents before adding your products. You’ll need to make a “Shipping and “Contact Us” page for your site. Also, take time in editing your terms and conditions. return policy and standard privacy policy.

6. Add Your Products and Categories

It is then finally the time to add your categories and products. Go into the “products” section and click in “Add Product” to start.

From this page, you will then fill in the details about the products that you are selling.

After Starting Your Own Store, You Have Only Just Begun

In this moment, you should already be aware on how to create a Shopify store and get started. However, there are still a lot of things to do. Now that you’ve started, it’s time to get customers and start building up success!